Holiday Shopping in Monterey

Holiday Shopping in Monterey

Those who are staying with The Sanctuary Beach Resort this fall and winter can rest assured that you can get any gifts you need for late December while you’re here. From trendy fashion boutiques to vintage shops, these are the spots to get your holiday shopping done in Monterey.


Francesca’s is the spot to find holiday gifts for the fashionista in your life. The woman’s clothing chain has a location in Monterey at the high-end Del Monte Shopping Center. The inventory here consists of casual, colorful clothing, as well as bags, shoes and accessories.

Francesca’s. 690 Del Monte Center. Monterey, CA

Grace Lifestyle Boutique

Grace Lifestyle Boutique is a great place to holiday gifts in the historic Downtown Monterey neighborhood. The women’s clothing here is modern and trendy but in an effortless way, and the accessories are always conversation starters. Home goods are also available here, adding some variety to your holiday shopping.

Grace Lifestyle Boutique. 461 Alvarado St. Monterey, CA

Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is one of the best known book shops and second-hand antique stores in the Monterey area. There’s a large collection, as well as a ton of events and reading events. It’s also a great place to do your Monterey holiday shopping for any book or antique lovers you may know.

Old Capitol Books. 559 Tyler St. Monterey, CA

Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata is another book shop in Monterey, but it also has a wide variety of gifts that help make it an ideal spot for holiday shopping. You can come here for unique gift cards, jewelry, crystals, candles, artworks, alarm clocks, wind chimes, toys, and a whole lot more. It’s a funky store with a flare for the spiritual, and definitely an original establishment among all other Monterey shopping destinations.

Luminata Books & Gifts. 631 Casas St. Monterey, CA

Chatterbaux Shoppe

Chatterbaux is a Monterey County children’s boutique in Pacific Grove. You can find unique children’s clothes and gifts at this upscale consignment shop. If you come during the first seven days of any month, you can find gems in the ongoing dollar sale.

Chatterbaux Shoppe. 157 Fountain Ave. Pacific Grove, CA